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-down with the nra on thursday. surn mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. washington officialsdy not expect he was going to win them over yesterday, but the powerful lobbying group left that meeting, determined to let it stand in the way of any new gun control measures. the meeting lasted more than an hour and a half, and afterward the nra released a statement saying it was disappointed with how little this meeting had to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had do with an agenda to attack the second amendment. nra president david keene was not in the meeting but called the meeting one-sided. >> prior to the meeting they made a number of statements in the white house they hadn't made up their mind, but after the meeting the vice president made it clear in terms of firearms they had made up their mind. >> reporter: the nra fought every one of them. at a separate meeting with hunting and wild lyre groups the vice president said there is still room to find common ground. >> even if what we do is only save one life, it makes sense, and think we ca
including nra testify before a congressional committee. >>> a wounded warrior speaks out about the revolutionary surgery ghav him two new arms. >> i feel like i'm getting a second chance to start over after i got hurt. >>> and alex rodriguez is hit with new allegations he used performance-enhancing drugs as with new allegations he used performance-enhancing drugs as recently as last year. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, january 30th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, congress began its latest round of hearings on gun control today. the scheduled committee is scheduled to hear from five including the husband of wounded former congresswoman gabrielle giffor giffords. there was a buyback that appeared to be a rocket lawn cher. all of this seven weeks after the newtown massacre and as the president and members of congress lay out their proposal for gun control. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning, susan. >> good morning, anne-marie. this could be quite a rumble here on capitol hill. you have way
>>> vice president biden's task force hears from the nra and gun sellers today as his panel looks for ways to curb gun violence. >>> spreading outbreak. the flu has prompted a health emergency in one of the nation's biggest cities, and now nearly every state has declared a widespread outbreak. >>> commuter chaos. dozens of passengers bound for new york city are injured when a ferry slams into a pier. >> it completely rocked me. people were like human projection tooils flying into >>> and an orca whale struggling to survive after being trapped under a vast stretch of ice. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, january 10th, 2013. good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. today, joe biden's task force on gun control hears from gun groups advocating gun rights including the national rifle association. biden is promising urgent action against gun violence in the country and says the president could go around congress by issuing an executive order. susan mcginnis gets us starts in washington this morning. susan, good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell
that would match what the nra raised in november. >> susan mcginnis in washington. thank you so much. >>> a just released report finds possession of firearms is part of the reason why u.s. suffers far more violent deaths than any other wealthy nation. 6 per 100,000 residents. none of the other 16 countries included even came close to that. finland, for example, has about two violent deaths per 100,000 people. >>> in washington the president's cabinet for a second term is taking shape. today mr. obama is expected to nominate his chief of staff jack lew to be the secretary of treasury. lieu was the director of the office of management and budget during the clinton administration. back then he helped negotiate a balanced budget deal with congress. if confirmed lew will replace timothy geithner. and labor secretary hilda solis announced she is resigning. she's expected to return to california. she's running for board on the county board of supervisors. three are staying on. eric holder, kathleen sebelius and eric shinseki are staying on. >>> this year's deadly flu
. he urged gun owners to pressure the nra and their lawmakers to support new gun laws. jane weaver represents the second amendment sisters. she says new laws are a knee-jerk reaction. >> let's pass a regulation and then everybody feels better. >> reporter: the nra says it will fight most of the president's proposal, but there is common ground when it comes to expanding background checks. >> background checks at the gun shows. that, as i say, was something we discussed with the atf years ago and we said we didn't have a problem with that. >> reporter: several republican lawmakers released statements saying they will oppose any new gun laws. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> following days of soaking rain this morning the southeast is now in store for snow. winter storm warnings and watches are posted from the gulf coast to the mid-atlantic. heavy snow is forecasted from north georgia to washington, d.c., which could get up to 6 inches. up to 2 inches is forecasted for alabama and mississippi. there's been widespread flooding in west virginia a
have wayne lapierre head of the nra, gabby gifford's husband strong gun control advocate and then this 18-member panel, some of the strongest senators we've got, all talking about one of the most divisive issues we face. emotions could run high today when the husband of former congresswoman gabrielle giffords will join wayne lapierre to testify on gun control. pa trach lay hee called the hearing in response to the newton shooting where 20 children and six adults were killed. but lapierre says he doesn't believe the shooting should lead to new gun control laws. he plans to tell the committee law-abiding gun owners will not accept the blame of criminals. we could see fire here on capitol hill when senator dianne feinstein gets her turn to question lapierre at today's hearing. feinstein has been an outspoken critic of the nra. tuesday she told reporters they have fought virtually every kind of regulation. the time has come to change course and the time has come to make people safe. lapierre says congress shouldn't pass any new laws until the government s
an assaults weapons ban can pass the congress? >> no. >> do you think it should? >> no. >> the nra is pushing for laws that would restrict the mentally ill from owning guns. now, some in congress, including new york senator chuck schumer, want retailers like walmart which sells guns to take action ahead of congress to stop selling those assault weapons. terrell. >> susan mcginnis in washington. susan, good to see you. thank you so much. >>> the hollywood foreign press association awarded the golden globes to the year's best in television. it's a clue of what's to come on oscar night. "les miserables" won and jessica chastain won best actress in a drama for her role in "zero dark thirty." but it was jodie foster's acceptance award for lifetime achievement award that has tinseltown buzzing. john blackstone has more. >> reporter: one of hollywood's most glamorous nights also had plenty of laughs. >> kathryn bigelow nominated tonight. i haven't really been following the controversy over "zero dark thirty," but when it comes to torture, i trust the lady who spent t
with advocates of gun ownership including nra. it's been nearly a month since the sandy hook elementary shooting and in that time the gun control debate in this country has been stirred up. susan mcginnis starts us off in washington with more. susan, good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. the aim of the vice president's task force is to build consensus on curbing gun violence, but it seems that advocates on both sides of the issue are digging in. in tucson, arizona, residents rang bells to mark the second anniversary of the shooting spree that killed six people and also wounded former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. but nearby the nation's gun control debate played out in public. a city councilman who supports stricter gun laws offered gift cards in exchange for guns. >> whether it's working or not, bring it in and we'll properly dispose of it. >> meanwhile in a nearby parking lot, it was transformed into a marketplace for firearms. >> anyone here with anything decent that shoots is going to get good fair offers and cash in hand. >> the competing gun
constituents and our country to try. >> the nra calls the feinstein bill a wrongheaded approach and said gun bans don't work. now, the original passage of the assault weapons ban in 1994 is blamed for costing the democrats both control of the house and the senate because they supported it. so you can see, anne-marie, just how tough this battle is going to be. >> indeed. susan mcginnis in washington. thank you. >>> well, in senator feinstein's home state one los angeles area school district has decided to fight fire with fire. its armed police officers who guard schools with semiautomatic weapons. law enforcement officials there believe that is the only way to prevent a massacre. bill whitaker has our report. >> it's heartbreaking that we have to resort to this level of preparedness. >> reporter: the fontana school district chief of police is billy green. his 14 officers protect 42,000 students. last october green spent $14,000 to buy each officer a semiautomatic rifle. fontana is one of the first school districts to publicly acknowledge having such weapons on campus. by
are not going to be deterred by the ban. >> reporter: the president is facing opposition from the nra and many lawmakers on capitol hill. even top democrats do not believe an assault weapons ban can pass through congress. the president says if congress cannot pass federal legislation, he may go it alone and use an executive order. >> if there is a step we can take that will save even one child from what happened in newtown, we should take that step. >> reporter: parents of the children killed in newtown, connecticut, talked to reporters for the first time on monday. they're forming an organization called sandy hook promise aimed at preventing another tragedy. >> i do not want to be someone sharing my experience and consoling another parent next time. i do not want there to be a next time. >> reporter: the group did not address gun control directly but said it's looking for common sense solutions to prevent gun violence. now the president's plan could also include federal dollars for schools that want to hire armed guards. terrell? >> susan mcginnis in washington on a tues
's been supported by the national rifle association. the nra told us it is opposed to any registry of law-abiding gun owners. so workers here are left with an antiquated system to trace 350,000 guns a year, require them to review by hand tons of paper records and 500 million entries on microfilm. they say it's the law enforcement equivalent of the horse and buggy. the investigators spend much of their time on the phones. >> we actually have to contact the chain -- all the dealers in the chain of distribution. >> reporter: more than a third of the traces involve a gun store that's gone out of business. those records are sent to the tracing center which receives more than a thousand boxes a month. many of the records are barely legible. >> so, for example, these are records that we received as a result of hurricane katrina. we had to dry these out in the parking lot. >> reporter: you dried these out in the parking lot. >> yes, sir, we did. >> reporter: despite the burdensome process, gun traces that are marked urgent are usually completed within 24 hours, but re
hill. >> we owe it to our constituents and our country to try. >> the nra calls the feinstein bill a wrongheaded approach and says gun bans don't work. now, the original passage of the assault weapons ban in 1994 is blamed for costing the democrats, both the control of both the house and the senate because they supported it. so you can see, anne-marie, just how tough this battle is going to be. >> indeed. susan mcginnis in washington. thank you. >>> well, in senator feinstein's home state one los angeles school district has decided to fight fire with fire. it's armed guards at a school that use the same weapons there. that they believe is the only way to protect. >> it's heartbreaking that we have to resort to this level of preparedness. >> reporter: the fontana's police chief is billy green. he bought each officer a semiautomatic rifle. fontana is one of the first school districts to publicly acknowledge having such weapons on campus. by day they're locked in patrol cars or police lockers in school buildings. so these are military-style weapons. >> yes, sir, they're similar to the
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